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Unified LSMONITOR for Debian System in LinkStation LS421DE

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You have done replacing Buffalo stock firmware with Debian, the last part is to adjust the hardware behavior to match the new operating system. This work initially done by Sergej Wildemann for LinkStation Live V2 with my modification for LinkStation LS421DE for both Buffalo kernel and vanilla one. What’s LSMONITOR jobs: Controlling LED according to the current […]

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Compiling Debian Wheezy Kernel for LinkStation LS421DE

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After successfully replacing Buffalo stock firmware with Debian Wheezy, now it’s time to compile our own kernel. You need Ubuntu box to do cross compiling. Preparation Install required softwares: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential git Clone linkstation mod tools using Git: $ mkdir ~/lsmod $ cd ~/lsmod $ git clone https://github.com/tohenk/linkstation-mod.git . If you just […]

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Debian Wheezy on LinkStation LS421DE

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Disclaimer: THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL CAUSE ALL OF YOUR DATA TO BE LOST. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Installing Debian on LinkStation LS421DE to replace the Buffalo stock firmware aimed to create a full customized operating system without unnecessary software as in stock firmware. The configuration for the following scenario described as below: Using LinkStation LS421DE […]

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Opening Stock Firmware of LinkStation LS421DE

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The purpose for opening a stock firmware is to gain root access to LinkStation. With root access, several additional softwares can be added to the firmware, e.g: using optware package. Furthermore, a custom operating system can be used to replace the Buffalo stock firmware such as Debian. This process based on existing method on buffalo.nas-central.org, tested on LS421DE: […]